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Caution on Concussions by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Dr. Gail Rosseau, CINN neurosurgeon, discusses the rising concern for concussions caused as a result of participation in youth sports. Experts say concussions have grown from ... Read on »
Leonard Cerullo, MD - Shares his thoughts on the passing of Ted Kennedy by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain With this morning’s passing of Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy from a brain tumor, Dr. Leonard Cerullo, neurosurgeon, revisits the topic of glioblastomas, the most aggressiv ... Read on »
Dr. Cerullo Discusses CINN’s decision to join NorthShore University Medical Center by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Leonard Cerullo, MD, Medical Director of the Neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago, Founder and Medical Director of the Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neurorese ... Read on »
Tune in to Channel 7 News Tonight @ 10PM as Adeel Ahmad, MD discusses Concussions by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Tonight @ 10 PM on Channel 7 News, Adeel Ahmad, MD shares his thoughts on concussions. The school year is near and concussions are a growing concern amongst parents who have c ... Read on »
Wii-hab: an adjunct to physical therapy! by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain A guest blog by Mary Langhenry, PT, C.O.S. Remember when parents were fighting over the Nintendo Wii to purchase for their children last Christmas? Well, now physical therapi ... Read on »
A Couple of Conditions: Pinched Nerve and Facet Syndrome by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Two very common conditions seen by chiropractic and medical doctors alike are pinched nerves and facet syndromes. But first, a little anatomy and physiology: In the human body ... Read on »
Rotator Cuff by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain The rotator cuff is made up of four muscles, which function to rotate the arm and stabilize the main bone of the arm against the shoulder. Typically with a tear one will exper ... Read on »
Keeping the Chicago Red Stars “Kicking” by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain The Chicago Red Stars Women’s Professional Soccer Team speaks out about the exceptional medical care they receive at the Neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Prest ... Read on »
Blood Clots by NOHC Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain I recently had a patient present to my office with a complaint of local sharp pain in the back of her leg which had started recently without precipitating factors. The pain wa ... Read on »
Chest Tightness by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Many times tight chest muscles as by products of other muscular tightness can mimic heart conditions. One finds themselves in a stressful situation which may be recent or buil ... Read on »
Gail Rosseau, MD - Discusses Glioblastmas by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Dr. Gail Rosseau, CINN neurosurgeon, reviews the incidence, symptoms, diagnostic tools and treatment options for glioblastomas. She also discusses current areas of research wh ... Read on »
Leonard Cerullo, MD - Discusses Spinal Cord Injuries by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain In honor of the 4th of July holiday, Dr. Cerullo discusses tragic spinal accidents which include diving accidents, car accidents and major falls. Obviously prevention is the b ... Read on »
Arthritis by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Arthritis is a condition caused by the progressive loss or degeneration of cartilage, the substance found in joints between bones which allows for movement and separation of b ... Read on »
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery From the Patient’s Perspective by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Leonard Cerullo, MD, one of the most experienced neurosurgeons in the country using the Gamma Knife to deliver stereotactic radiation to brain tumors, discusses the Gamma Knif ... Read on »
Stretching by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Much has been said about the need for stretching before exercise or in general. While some recent studies have questioned or refuted the need for stretching before exercise, I ... Read on »
Dr. Stadlan’s Description of Spondylolisthesis by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Normally the bones in the spine, known as vertebrae, are stacked up one on top of the other very nicely, so that all the back ends line up, and the front ends line up. If one ... Read on »
Gail Rosseau, MD - Discusses Pituitary Tumors by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Dr. Gail Rosseau, board-certified neurosurgeon and U.S. Surgeon General candidate, discusses the prevalence and most common symptoms related to pituitary tumors. Vision distur ... Read on »
Leonard Cerullo, MD - Discusses Metastatic Tumors by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Dr. Leonard Cerullo, neurosurgeon with over twenty years of experience treating patients with brain tumors discusses metastatic brain tumors, which are among the most common t ... Read on »
Heat and Cold Therapy by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Frequently I will use heat or cold therapy in the office to assist in the healing process. Here are some thoughts about these treatment modalities (Please note that this is no ... Read on »